OpenFlow to face a multi-protocol market for the SDN southbound link
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Rada Stanic, Consulting Solutions Architect, Service Provider, Cloud and Software, Cisco
The development of both SDN and NFV promises to re-engineer the telecoms network for improved agility and service efficiency, and we are already seeing telcos view SDN as an enabler for NFV. But whilst a lot of the early work on SDN focused on OpenFlow as the southbound protocol, we are now seeing a variety of alternatives with many more under development, each with a differentiated use.
Filmed at: SDN & OpenFlow APAC, Singapore, 28th May 2015